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Double Actuarial Studies


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Studying a double degree at UNSW will open the career options you’ll have available when you graduate from uni, as you’ll stand out to employers as a graduate with a diverse and in-depth level of practical knowledge and skills. The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies will challenge those who excel in mathematics to extricate patterns and trends in  mass data, providing you with a solid foundation to enter the actuarial profession. Please refer to 424300 Bachelor of Actuarial Studies, 424000 Bachelor of Commerce, 424400 Bachelor of Economics, 424500 Bachelor of Information Systems, 429000 Bachelor of Science, 429300 Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Hons), 425800 Bachelor of Computer Science for more information.

Degree combinations

B Actuarial Studies/B Commerce – 4 years full-time
B Actuarial Studies/B Economics – 4 years full-time
B Actuarial Studies/B Science
– 4 years full-time
B Actuarial Studies/B Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Honours) – 5 years full-time
B Actuarial Studies/B Science (Computer Science) – 4 years full-time
B Actuarial Studies/B Information Systems – 4 years full-time

Degree combinations

Course Name Indicative annual tuition fee for 2023* Course duration CRICOS
B Actuarial Studies /B Information Systems A$45,850 4 0101081
B Actuarial Studies /B Science (Computer Science) A$46,805 4 0101083
B Actuarial Studies/B Advanced Mathematics (Honours) A$46,370 5 088858M
B Actuarial Studies/B Commerce A$46,105 4 080469M
B Actuarial Studies/B Economics A$45,600 4 077867A
B Actuarial Studies/B Science A$46,630 4 080474C

*Fees for 2024 to be confirmed.

Other information

ATAR Profile: Some UNSW offers were issued based on the UNSW Gateway Early Conditional Offer Scheme with a lower ATAR entry requirement. Refer to the Admissions Information for a complete ATAR profile by degree.

Areas of study

Actuarial Risk Management and Analytics, Quantitative Data Science or select an Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance or Information Systems major from the Bachelor of Commerce.  Also refer to 424000 Bachelor of Commerce, 424400 Bachelor of Economics, 424500 Bachelor of Information Systems, 429000 Bachelor of Science, 429300 Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Hons), 425800 Bachelor of Computer Science.

Career opportunities

With a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies, you’ll develop a specialist skill set in actuarial models, financial maths, probability, Artificial Intelligence analytics, and commerce. Our graduates are in high demand across industries, you'll be sought after for roles in financial services, insurance and superannuation as an Actuarial Analyst, Business Consultant, Credit Analyst, Data Analyst, Forecasting Analyst, Investment Banker, Insurance Analyst, Risk Assessment Officer, Statistical Research Analyst, Superannuation Advisor and Wealth Management Analyst. Also refer to 424400 Bachelor of Economics, 424500 Bachelor of Information Systems, 429000 Bachelor of Science, 429300 Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) (Hons), 425800 Bachelor of Computer Science.

Professional recognition

Upon meeting the academic standard requirements, you’ll gain exemptions towards accreditation with the Actuaries Institute (Australia). Professional accreditation through the Actuaries Institute provides mutual recognition at major international actuarial bodies such as the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK)and the Society of Actuaries (US).


Available as an additional year to high achieving students.

Fees and charges

Refer to UNSW current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Extension 1. For Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Information System, Science, Science (Advanced Mathematics)(Honours) and Science (Computer Science): Refer to the relevant non-actuarial degree entry.

Recommended studies: English Advanced, Mathematics Extension 2.

Other applicants

Refer to UNSW general admission criteria.

Student profile

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Further information

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ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

* The Lowest ATAR to which an offer was made, for this program, is based on a UNSW Gateway Early Conditional Offer.

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

Course updates
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Double degree options
Double degree options are available in a number of UNSW courses.

Honours at UNSW
Studying honours offers a chance to develop your research and professional skills guided by staff who are passionate about research and the development of new researchers. Honours is an integral component of many UNSW courses or may be offered as an additional year of study to meritorious students.

UNSW Business School is one of Australia's leading business schools. The best and brightest lecturers from around the world teach our students. We pride ourselves in creating and sharing the latest business knowledge and real-world business experience with our students. We attract talented and high achieving students and nurture them to become successful business leaders who are knowledgeable, inspiring, entrepreneurial and innovative.

We offer flexible, internationally recognised, undergraduate business degrees supported by an extensive choice of majors. Our business degrees have been designed for the very best students and suit various career aspirations and interests. We aim to provide you with the skills, networks, knowledge and know-how to stand out in the crowd and excel in today's business world.

You will have the option to study a single or double degree to pursue that will help you meet your career goals. Honours study is available as an additional year in most majors and adds extra value to an undergraduate degree.

Visit the UNSW Business School website, call (02) 9385 3507 or email UNSW Business.